North American Bancard Names First CIO

IT expert and innovator Tracy Metzger joins company as it experiences rapid growth

North American Bancard (, provider of the payment solution PayAnywhere, today announced the addition of Tracy Metzger to its leadership team filling the newly created position of chief information officer. Tracy is joining North American Bancard during a period of expansion. A veteran of payments and point of sale industries, Tracy’s executive experiences features roles as CIO, CTO and president.

“North American Bancard experienced tremendous growth over the past two years, and we needed an all-star CIO to join our payments industry dream team,” said Marc Gardner, president and CEO of North American Bancard. “Now, with such a positive response to our PayAnywhere mobile point of sale solution, we’ve added Tracy Metzger and his expertise, enthusiasm and track record of success to the NAB team so that our IT strategy stays out in front of the company’s growing demands.”

The common theme in Tracy’s 20 years of executive experience is the shared accomplishments of increasing sales, decreasing costs and growing margins. Tracy comes to NAB from TGate Payments, a cloud computing payment processing Platform as a Service (PaaS) company, where for two years he served as president and chief technology officer. Prior to that, Tracy served eight years as president and CTO at payment processing and technology company Abanco International. Before Abanco, Tracy was CIO at Gate Gourmet, the second largest global airline catering company, and vice president of technology strategy at Concord EFS, a credit/debit card transaction processing and settlement services provider.

Tracy is a recognized expert on payment trends. He has been a featured speaker at industry conferences and his commentary has been sought by numerous publications including Business Solutions Magazine, Transaction World Magazine and USA TODAY.

About North American Bancard
Headquartered in Troy, Michigan, North American Bancard is a multi-faceted payment solutions provider dedicated to providing the latest technology as well as the highest service levels to non-profit organizations and businesses of all sizes with round-the-clock technical and customer service support. As a registered MSP/ISO since 1992, North American Bancard provides its clients with a full suite of products and services. North American Bancard processes more than $12 billion in electronic transactions annually for more than 135,000 merchants nationwide. For more information, visit

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